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Final trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian is here

by Andy Haighon 26/05/2017
The final trailer for Luc Besson’s upcoming Valerian just appeared, and it further emphasises that it will be an eye popping visual feast featuring a vast sci-fi world full of colourful aliens, robots and more besides. Adapted from the long running and influential French comic Valérian et Laureline by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude […]

Kickstart this – A crowdfunding round up

by Andy Haighon 17/04/2017
Welcome to the latest Geek Pride crowdfunding round up, our fearless contributors have spent many an hour sifting through hundreds of campaigns all wanting your hard earned money so you don’t have to. Strangehollow is an art book by Emily Hare. The book serves as an introduction to a strange and fantastical world inspired by […]

Stephen King’s IT set to terrify new generation as first trailer appears

by Andy Haighon 30/03/2017
The upcoming new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic story IT, a story which for many will be associated with Tim Curry’s turn as Pennywise in the miniseries from 1990, has had a rather problematic history to date. Originally set to be directed by acclaimed Beasts of No Nation and True Detective director Cary Fukunaga, with […]

Rogue Trooper returns to gaming with remastered edition

by Andy Haighon 28/02/2017
Rogue Trooper, the iconic blue skinned infantry man created by Gerry Finley Day and Dave Gibbons in 1981, is one of the only 2000AD characters besides Judge Dredd to actually get his own game. Released in 2006 and simply titled Rogue Trooper the third person shooter game actually made a pretty decent go at adapting […]

Michael Mendheim’s bonecrunching Mutant Football League returns

by Andy Haighon 05/02/2017
If you’re a child of the 80’s then, like me, you probably had or knew someone with a Sega Megadrive (or Sega Genesis). One of the games which I recall fondly was Mutant League Football from Electronic Arts. Released in 1993 the concept was ingeniously simple. Take the popular John Madden Football ’93 game and use […]

Final trailer for Logan unleashes X-23

by Andy Haighon 22/01/2017
Like many people out there on this spinning orb we call home I’ve had a distinctly problematic relationship with the X-Men films. A franchise that seemed to rapidly become about being a vehicle for showing people with powers have poorly realised fights, rather than being an exploration of interpersonal relationships, character dynamics and society. The […]

War for the Planet of the Apes gets a trailer

by Andy Haighon 09/12/2016
It’s apparently trailer season, or there’s some vague attempt at some cosmic balance to the year as the first trailer for the upcoming War for the Planet of the Apes has just appeared. This is the third entry in the relaunched Planet of the Apes film franchise, one which has been a rare example of […]

First trailer for The Mummy starring Tom Cruise is here

by Andy Haighon 05/12/2016
The first trailer for the upcoming new take on Universal’s The Mummy starring Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella just appeared and, well, really apart from a few seconds it looks like it could easily be a trailer for the new Mission Impossible. This latest take on The Mummy, from director Alex Kurtzman, will be the second […]

Teaser trailer for Luc Besson’s sci-fi extravaganza Valerian appears

by Andy Haighon 10/11/2016
The teaser trailer for Luc Besson’s upcoming sci-fi extravaganza Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets here and looks pretty sumptuous and spectacular. Why yes that is The Beatles you can hear, the first time their music has ever been licensed for use in a film trailer. Valerian is based on the long running […]

HIM – Episode 1

by Andy Haighon 21/10/2016
Occasionally something besides a Police or Period drama appears on British TV, a bit like it was somehow smuggled in on the sly when the suits were distracted by tea and biscuits, Being Human and Misfits are two great examples of weird British TV dramas, HIM the new supernatural drama on the other hand is […]